Opening Nights

Sainou Talent Agency London

Waleed Elgadi – RSC Rome Season

23 March, 2017 - 8 months ago Waleed Elgadi | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Cameron Slater
Waleed Elgadi opens in the RSC's Rome Season in Stratford-Upon-Avon, prior to a London transfer. This season leads with four of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays, set in and around ancient Rome. Julius Caesar begins the season, with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence in a race to claim the empire, after the all-conquering Caesar returns from war. Next is Antony & Cleopatra. Following Caesar’s assassination and his own rise to power, Mark Antony chooses a life of decadent

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Lena Kaur: The Seven Acts of Mercy (RSC)

1 December, 2016 - 1 year ago
It's Press Night of The RSC's production of The Seven Acts of Mercy tonight at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, with Lena Kaur as Donna. Naples, 1606. Inside an unfinished church, a painting is emerging from the darkness. The Seven Acts of Mercy is Caravaggio’s masterpiece - and his first painting since he killed a man and fled Rome. As the artist works, he is fuelled by anger, self-loathing and his driving need to create a work that speaks of compassion

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The Weekend Movie Premiere

28 November, 2016 - 1 year ago Joivan Wade | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Skiddy
Tonight is the UK premiere of The Weekend Movie in Leicester Square, starring Sainou's Percelle Ascott, Dee Kaate, and Joivan Wade (aka YouTube stars Mandem On The Wall). Lifelong friends Derrick (Joivan), Malcolm (Percelle) and Tyler (Dee) accidentally come across £100,000. They embark on a hilarious spending spree, splashing the cash on expensive haircuts, new threads, a Range Rover and the party to end all parties: The Weekend to end all weekends. But the money belongs to

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William Travis : Ghosts Press Night

23 November, 2016 - 1 year ago
Home Theatre Manchester presents Ghosts which opens to the press this evening starring William Travis as Jacob. The Olivier Award winning Polly Findlay directs this new production of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, Ghosts. It tells the story of a woman who’s spent years creating the illusion of a happy marriage to a successful, charming man. Long after his death, she is still trapped by the emotional after-effects of the truth – that he was a serial adulterer and a reckless alcoholic. Stifled by

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Akin Gazi: Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

15 November, 2016 - 1 year ago Akin Gazi | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Luke Pajak
It's the London premiere tonight of Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them, with Sainou's Akin Gazi as Auror. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 British fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. A spin-off of the Harry Potter film series, the film was written by J. K. Rowling (in her screenwriting debut), inspired by her book of the same

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Michelle Francis: School of Rock Press Night

14 November, 2016 - 1 year ago Michelle Francis | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Faye Thomas
The Original London cast of School of Rock open to the press this evening with Sainou's Michelle Francis as Mrs Williams. The show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. The production is directed by Laurence Connor. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production plays at the New London Theatre. School of Rock - The Musical is based on the film of the same name which originally starred Jack Black and follows a failed, wannabe

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Dimitri Gripari: Breaking The Code (Royal Exchange)

2 November, 2016 - 1 year ago
Dimitri Gripari makes his professional debut tonight in Breaking The Code at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. He will play the duel roles of Christopher Morcom and Nikos in Robert Hastie's new production. In the leafy surroundings of Bletchley Park at the height of the Second World War, a brilliant young mathematician called Alan Turing was working away at a problem. The creation of a machine. A machine that would crack the German Enigma code and win Britain the war. In the

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Sarah Amankwah: Amadeus Press Night

26 October, 2016 - 1 year ago Sarah Amankwah | Sainou Talent Agency London
The National Theatre presents Amadeus which opens to the press this evening starring Sarah Amankwah as Venticello. Peter Shaffer’s iconic play had its premiere at the National Theatre in 1979, winning multiple Olivier and Tony awards before being adapted into an Academy Award-winning film. This new production is directed by Michael Longhurst (Constellations, The World of Extreme Happiness). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a rowdy young prodigy who arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, Court Composer Antonio Salieri

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Femi Elufowoju, Jr : The Hotel Cerise

25 October, 2016 - 1 year ago Femi Elufowoju, jr | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Adrian Lourie
Femi Elufowoju, Jr Directs The Hotel Cerise which opens to the press at The Theatre Royal Stratford East this evening. As America's first black president ends his eight years in office - Anita Mountjoy risks losing her family's beloved hotel and cherry orchard, where Martin Luther King rested and Miles Davis played. Are the family keepers of this proud history, or simply trapped by its ghosts? Can 'the audacity of hope' survive? Bonnie Greer's new play is set in and

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Harley Johnston: City Of Tiny Lights (London Film Festival)

13 October, 2016 - 1 year ago Harley Johnston | Sainou Talent Agency London
City Of Tiny Lights opens tonight at the London Film Festival, with Harley Johnston as Stilla. Working from Patrick Neate’s adaptation of his own novel, Pete Travis (Dredd, Omagh) delivers a taut, hard-boiled crime thriller set in contemporary multicultural London. Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed, soon to be seen in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) is a private eye who lives with his father (Roshan Seth), a cricket obsessive who dissects games in crisp, precise RP English. When Melody (Cush Jumbo)

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